LAW2104 Business and Consumer Law
|Short Description:||Business and Consumer Law|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Law and Justice|
|Student contribution band :||Band 3|
|ASCED code :||090901 - Business and Commercial Law|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||22 March 2019|
Pre-requisite: LAW1101 or LAW1500 and Students enrolled in one of the following Programs: BLAW or BABL or BALW or BBBL or BBLA or BCLW or BCLA or BCBL are not eligible for enrolment.
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.
This course is not suitable to be undertaken as an elective under the Bachelor of Laws program.
In the introductory law course students were exposed to basic principles of legal liability. In this course the study of those principles is extended and applied in the context of responsibilities of business to consumers. This course examines statutory and judge made laws affording consumer protection, such as legislation on false and misleading conduct and judicial decisions on unconscionability. Also canvassed are aspects of property law relevant to individuals and small business, such as the classification of property, ownership, residential and commercial leases and transfers of title, and workplace issues. This leads into a discussion of insurable interests and managing business liabilities through insurance generally. Finally, account is taken of the general legal issues related to superannuation.